Bare-throated Tiger-Heron

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Bare-throated Tiger-Heron

The Bare-Throated Tiger-Heron (Tigrisoma mexicanum) is found from North Mexico to Colombia. Inhabits in riverbanks, lake margins, ponds, marshes, and mangroves. Its measures are 80 cm (32 inches) in height and 1.2 kg in weight.

With black crown, sides of head slaty, and with chestnut and white stripes on center of foreneck. Belly rusty, back dusky, and facial skin yellow-green. Upper mandible blackish, lower dull yellowish, and legs dull olive-green. They feed on frogs, crabs, and fishes.

Common Name: Bare-throated Tiger-Heron
Scientific Name: Tigrisoma mexicanum
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